DALLAS (AP) — A former executive of Dallas County's school bus system has become the latest figure to be sentenced as part of a multimillion dollar bribery scandal.
DALLAS (AP) — A businessman at the center of a bribery scandal that sank Dallas County's school bus system has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison.
DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway has been sentenced to just over 4 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty in a federal corruption probe that's shaken local government in...
Woman held on arson charges after firehouse vehicle blaze
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 44-year-old woman is facing felony arson charges after an official says she was seen igniting two fires in downtown Las Vegas, including one that destroyed a personal vehicle parked at fire department headquarters.
Las Vegas fire spokesman Tim Szymanski (zim-ANN'-skee) says Barbara Lynn Gooden was arrested early Tuesday, shortly after she was seen pouring gasoline on a 1972 Ford Bronco and igniting it.
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has died after she was found unresponsive in a lake.
Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said in a news release that 62-year-old Barbara Lynn Malone of Anderson was wading in Lake Keowee with two friends on Friday when she was found in waist-deep water.
Addis said Malone was pulled from the water and onto shore, where CPR was performed. She was then taken to the hospital, where Addis said she died.
DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the mother of a black 15-year-old shot and killed by a white suburban Dallas police officer may join a civil rights lawsuit filed by the boy's father.
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas County jury on Friday found a longtime county commissioner not guilty of bribery and mail fraud charges and failed to reach a verdict on other counts.
Jurors told U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn that further deliberations would not yield a verdict on tax-fraud charges against Commissioner John Wiley Price so she dismissed the jury and ended the trial.
Dapheny Fain, a top aide to Price and co-defendant, was acquitted of charges that included lying to the FBI.
The Jazz Innovators and Barbara Lynn dished up the entertainment at the Event Centre Thursday night during the City of Beaumont's Jazz at the Lake series. This is the third year of the free musical series, adding to the growing list of entertainment events offered at venues in downtown Beaumont.